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Captain America and Saitama from the One-Punch Man webcomic/anime come from two very different worlds but, coincidentally, tutorials on how to create budget friendly costumes were released for both characters this week. Check out the videos below. [click to continue…]

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Cats were so smug with their Viking hats. But now your pups can know the joys of crochet cosplay thanks to AegeanDrawn. She sells all kinds of crochet masks and accessories including the awesome Captain America, Batman, and Dinosaur/Dragon versions pictured here. As you can see from the image above, I’ve managed to accidentally create a two-headed dual superhero golden. They should make a movie based on this concept immediately.

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Fashionably Geek reader Jonnelle R. tipped us to this fantastic Captain America cosplay by Hijabi Hooligan and I’m in love with it. The distressed flag print hijab is a nice touch and I’m a sucker for a good corset. Check out the entire pic below. [click to continue…]

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Her Universe is adding more fun fashion to their Marvel line in honor of Captain America’s 75th anniversary. The retro collection puts a modern twist on Cap’s 1940s era style with new dresses, blouses, shorts, rompers, tees and more. Cap’s shield design has been subtly incorporated into floral prints, bandana prints and patriotic patterns.

“With the 75th anniversary we were really inspired by the 40’s era and the year that Captain America was created,” said Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein. “We collaborated closely with the Kohl’s and Marvel teams to create the perfect summer collection that evokes the spirit of a girl from the 40’s with a mix of modern day trends.”

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Love was definitely in the air at Wizard World Philadelphia recently, especially around Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan during their photo ops.

Cosplayers TheRoaringGirlCosplay and Sgt-Bucky-Bear used their op to put Steve and Bucky in a lip lock, while cosplayer John Felix used his op to propose to his girlfriend Natasha Marrero while both were dressed like The Winter Soldier.

Sebastian’s reactions are priceless and each cosplay couple said the actors were very nice, with Sebastian even signing one of the pictures.

How can you not love all the love? Check out more pics after the break…

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Okay, I think The Hacksmith outdid Allen Pan with his working Captain America shield build.

The secret? Powerful-ass electromagnets and a sweet replica shield from Machinaprops:

It uses a set of lithium-polymer batteries from Hobby King running in series at 72V. This produces 720kg of magnetic force at each electromagnet. That’s over 3000lbs of magnetic lifting force together!

The electromagnets are available on Amazon, and are rated for 12V, which produces ~120kg (1200N) of lifting force. We’re running them at a much higher voltage for short periods of time to create awesome power. They will overheat if you use them for over a minute at this power level!

See how it was done in the video below.

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A few weeks ago we featured a video in which Mythbusters alum Grant Imahara teamed up with Allen Pan (whom you may recall as the guy that built a Mjolnir replica only he could lift) for a friendly Civil War-inspired build competition.

Namely, they set out to build “real” versions of Iron Man’s gauntlet and Cap’s shield. See how they turned out in the video below.

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Like most of us, fashion designer Catherine Elhoffer is excited for Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War. How do I know? Check out this collection of designs inspired by her favorite characters.

Each dress captures elements of what makes each character unique. I think they’re all gorgeous, but that Witching Tunic is frickin’ amazing and I want, no, need it.

Check out the entire collection below.

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We’ve seen “working” Iron Man gauntlet builds before, but when former Mythbuster Grant Imahara is building one, you know it’s going to be special.

Joining him is Allen Pan, who you may remember from his awesome biometric Mjolnir, and flaming lightsaber builds. Pan is playing for Team Cap by building a version of Captain America’s shield that will actually ricochet off walls.

Imahara and Pan are teaming up with Mouser Electronics and Marvel for the project, and if this first teaser proves anything, it’s that the challenge is going to heat up quick.

Check out the video below.

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Everybody’s getting ramped up for Civil War next month, but just in case that ramp leads to an epic jump and you’re worried you might not stick the landing, the guys at HJC Helmets have you covered. Specifically, they have your head covered with these Iron Man and Captain America helmets, which drop in May. Cap’s is $174.99 and Stark’s is $249.99.

But hey, maybe you don’t have a horse in that race. Maybe you’re feeling a little more… revengey? Is that a word? Either way, they’ve also revealed a helmet themed around The Punisher, because why not. That helmet also comes out next month, and is priced at $174.99.

Check out more product photos below.

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